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Town Hall, Walsall

Description: Town Hall

Grade: II
Date Listed: 31 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 219096

OS Grid Reference: SP0142998650
OS Grid Coordinates: 401429, 298650
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5857, -1.9803

Location: Darwall Street, Walsall WS1 1JQ

Locality: Walsall
County: Walsall
Country: England
Postcode: WS1 1JQ

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Listing Text

SP 0198 NW
13/128 Town Hall

Public Hall. 1903, by J S Gibson. Facade of sandstone ashlar. Baroque
style. Facade has central moulded pediment, with flanking towers which
have cornices. Set forward is a lower entrance, that outer sides concave
and with channelled rustication. To each side of the doorway is a window
with architrave. The doorway has an architrave with central engaged Tuscan
columns, within a round arch. The tympanum is carved with-two figures and
dated "1903". Interior: hall has shallow barrel vault, and decorative
plasterwork in a Baroque style. Side walls have an entablature with
modillion cornice. Above each window is a pediment on brackets. At the
south end is a gallery. The north end is apsidal, with stage and raised
organ. Adjoins the Council House (qv), listed under Lichfield Street.

Listing NGR: SP0142998650

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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